Advent ABC: I is for Incarnation, Immanuel

FC27A29A-A513-40FF-B648-391E6C71EEE8…and the word became flesh and dwelt among us.

– St John Unfolds the Great Mystery of the Incarnation

How can I capture the essence of  John’s beautiful prologue? Answer- I can’t.  Happily other people have succeeded-  with poetry, music and song. Here’s a small selection of old favourites and one new piece (at least to me). See what you think…

Advent Calendar by Rowan Williams

Every Valley Shall Be Exalted from Handel’s oratorio Messiah, sung by Ian Bostridge

Immanuel, God is With Us Michael Card.

and a new discovery, Jason Morant’s Immanuel thanks to Art and Theology’s  Advent Playlist.









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